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Back to winter

We were wrong about that whole spring thing. We got maybe two full days of spring this year, but they were lovely days. The temperature climbed to a balmy 17 degrees on Thursday and we all headed outside. Devon helped with the yard chores and got to ride his bike …

Spring, finally

The last weeks of winter wore us down. Just when we thought we made it through, we all came down with tummy flu, colds, and other ailments. But we’re glad spring is finally here. Devon and I got to clean up the neighbourhood on our walks, the weather is nice …

Marshmallow Night

Devon is spending a few days at the lake with Grandma and Grandpa. Before he left, we had a backyard marshmallow party …

Yard Work

Shauna has been on a mission to tame the wilderness that is our yard. After all the spring rain, it’s not just …

Rhubarb Rhubarb Rhubarb

With all the rain we got in May, our rhubarb grew and grew. Its biomass now exceeds that of a feisty toddler. …

Evening in the yard

Grandpa Brent was transferred back to Southampton, so we left Owen Sound and followed along. Shauna leaves in the evening to spend …

Earth Day

Earth Day was on Saturday — the first warm, sunny weekend we got to spend together since at least last year. So …

Digging this weather

Spring has been here on and off for the past few weeks. Devon is rediscovering the yard again, and trying out all …

Last weekend for yard work

Now that he’s a toddler, Devon has evolved from a common garden pest to a really useful helper in the yard. October …